Archdiocese to Evict Miami Inner-City Charter School

Friday, April 5, 2013

A Miami charter school which serves inner cities kids has received notice from the Archdiocese of Miami that it will be shut down this August.

At a time when Pope Francis said the Catholic Church needs to do a better job of reaching out to the poor and underprivileged, Miami’s River Cities middle school received a letter from the Archdiocese addressed to “Whom It May Concern” advising them of the closure.

“It was very much a punch in the gut,” said the school principal Connie Crawford.

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